English Final Exam 2011 Part One

65 Questions | Total Attempts: 135

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    To lower in position, estimation or the like: degrade:
    • A. 

      Abase

    • B. 

      On base

    • C. 

      Praise

  • 2. 
    The group of buildings which collectively form the dwelling.  A place of a society of monks or nuns.
    • A. 

      Convent

    • B. 

      Church

    • C. 

      Abbey

  • 3. 
    We watched a video about a student in China who dared to face down a tank.  We do not know his name, but by what name is he known around the world?
    • A. 

      The Man from China

    • B. 

      The Tank Man

    • C. 

      Student Radical

  • 4. 
    Deviation from a right, customary or prescribed course.
    • A. 

      Swerving

    • B. 

      Aberration

    • C. 

      Alliteration

  • 5. 
    To contribute to the comission of a crime or of an offense.
    • A. 

      Aid

    • B. 

      Assist

    • C. 

      Abet

  • 6. 
    The state of suspension or temporary inaction
    • A. 

      Abeyance

    • B. 

      Abet

    • C. 

      Allegory

  • 7. 
    The act of detesting or hating extremely
    • A. 

      Overboard

    • B. 

      Hater

    • C. 

      Abhorrence

  • 8. 
    The author of a book, play, movie or life puts elements in a specific order to bring the reader/viewer/you from highs to lows.
    • A. 

      Out of place

    • B. 

      Setting

    • C. 

      Juxtaposition

  • 9. 
    The most exciting part of the story, novel, short story, song or life.
    • A. 

      Ask Alex

    • B. 

      Climax

    • C. 

      Tipping point

  • 10. 
    Sneak up and destroy AKA shooting yourself in the foot.
    • A. 

      Stupid

    • B. 

      Sabotage

    • C. 

      Foreshadowing

  • 11. 
    To reject
    • A. 

      Diss

    • B. 

      Dump

    • C. 

      Discard

  • 12. 
    Perceivable
    • A. 

      Discern

    • B. 

      Discard

    • C. 

      Defend

  • 13. 
    tending to kill or hurt
    • A. 

      Deadly

    • B. 

      Pernicious

    • C. 

      Perpetuate

  • 14. 
    Straight up and down
    • A. 

      Across

    • B. 

      Perpendicular

    • C. 

      Horizontal

  • 15. 
    The doer of a wrong or a criminal act
    • A. 

      Perpendicular

    • B. 

      Perplexed

    • C. 

      Perpetrator

  • 16. 
    The calling to mind of incidents within the range of personal knowledge or experience.
    • A. 

      Reminiscence

    • B. 

      Recording

    • C. 

      Climax

  • 17. 
    negligent
    • A. 

      Something you wear to bed at night

    • B. 

      Remiss

    • C. 

      Remember

  • 18. 
    temporary reprieve of a disease or situation
    • A. 

      Remission

    • B. 

      Conflict

    • C. 

      Foreshadowing

  • 19. 
    What is the RPF?
    • A. 

      Random People Fighting

    • B. 

      Rwandan Patriotic Front

    • C. 

      Rwandan Patriotic Friends

  • 20. 
    What is the UN?
    • A. 

      United Nations

    • B. 

      United Nemo

    • C. 

      Under Nations

  • 21. 
    Who was the General of the Hutu National Army?
    • A. 

      Daillaire

    • B. 

      Bagosora

    • C. 

      Rutagunda

  • 22. 
    A good thing that just comes to you in the moment, seemingly out of the blue.
    • A. 

      Epiphany

    • B. 

      Serendipity

    • C. 

      The great a-ha

  • 23. 
    This word describes the idea when we find something deeper and more important than what we were orginally looking for.
    • A. 

      Serenade

    • B. 

      Serendipity

    • C. 

      Surprise

  • 24. 
    A citizen of a country that is a resident of another country.
    • A. 

      Patriate

    • B. 

      Expatriate

    • C. 

      Traitor

  • 25. 
    A permanent diplomatic mission from one country to another.
    • A. 

      United Nations

    • B. 

      Embassy

    • C. 

      Army

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